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Scott / Power Line:
From Buckley to Breitbart  —  William Buckley achieved notoriety, if not celebrity, with the publication of God and Man at Yale in 1951.  The book was a succès de scandale.  In it Buckley attacked the undergraduate education on offer at Yale for its hostility to Christianity …
The Politico:
The Age of Rage  —  Here's the optimistic case: The embarrassment of the Shirley Sherrod story — with its toxic convergence of partisan combat and media recklessness — will be a tipping point.  It will remind journalists and politicians alike that personal reputations and professional credibility …
Dan / Riehl World View:
Shirley Sherrod: Beneath The Headlines  —  CNN is strongly pushing the notion that Shirley Sherrod is a uniter, dedicated to bringing people together.  However, her rhetoric beneath the headlines hardly supports that conclusion. … How is it that one unites, while casting …
James Webb / Wall Street Journal:
Diversity and the Myth of White Privilege  —  America still owes a debt to its black citizens, but government programs to help all ‘people of color’ are unfair.  They should end.  —  The NAACP believes the tea party is racist.  The tea party believes the NAACP is racist.
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Alan Greenblatt / NPR:
Journalism Legend Daniel Schorr Dies At 93  —  This graphic requires version 9 or higher of the Adobe Flash Player.Get the latest Flash Player.  —  Gallery: Daniel Schorr  —  Daniel Schorr, a longtime senior news analyst for NPR and a veteran Washington journalist who broke major stories …
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Robert D. Hershey Jr / New York Times:
Daniel Schorr, Journalist, Dies at 93
Discussion: Gawker and Swampland
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Judge scoffs at pre-emption argument in AZ lawsuit  —  It didn't take long for federal judge Susan Bolton to zero in on the holes in the Obama administration's argument in their lawsuit against Arizona and its new must-enforce policy on immigration violations.
Discussion: Washington Post
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Tom Tancredo / Washington Times:
The case for impeachment  —  Obama has violated his oath of office over immigration  —  Eleven years ago, like every citizen elected to serve in Congress or any person appointed to any federal position, I swore an oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic.”
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Douglas Elmendorf / Director's Blog:
Analysis of a Proposal to Offer a Public Plan Through the New Health Insurance Exchanges  —  This morning CBO released a letter to Chairman Fortney Pete Stark analyzing a proposal to add a “public plan” to the options available through the health insurance exchanges that will be established under …
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:   CBO Scores Stark Public Option Proposal
Chicago Tribune:
Conflicting details in Kirk's 1976 lake rescue  —  (Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune / July 15, 2010)  —  Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk for a decade has told the story of how he nearly drowned when he was 16 while sailboating on Lake Michigan and how his rescue by the Coast Guard inspired …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Guilt By Association  —  It seems to me simply wrong to ascribe the bile of flocks of angry commenters that appear on any site that tackles contentious topics to the blogger himself.  You can criticize him or her for not deleting them and providing a platform to hate (Ann Althouse's readers routinely mock …
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Democratic rifts apparent at liberal Netroots Nation conference  —  LAS VEGAS — For all the talk of a splintered GOP base, with “tea party” conservatives squaring off against establishment Republicans, the Democrats have serious divisions of their own.  —  Democratic officials were hoping …
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Philip Klein / AmSpecBlog:
VIDEO: 9/11 Truther Van Jones Gets Standing Ovation at Netroots Nation
Discussion: Beltway Confidential
INSTAPUTZ:
Left Hand, Right Hand.  —  Yesterday, Politico's Ben Smith wisely wrote: … Well, yes, this is what happens when you report the capture of the still-free Mullah Omar, smear a respected federal employee, and bring down an organization that for decades helped poor families register to vote and obtain healthcare.
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Andrew Breitbart / The Politico:
The scenemakers  —  Absence may or may not make the heart grow fonder …
Charles Krauthammer / Washington Post:
Beware the lame duck  —  Barack Obama's considerable political capital, earned on Election Day 2008, is spent.  Well spent, mind you, on the enactment of a highly ideological agenda of Obamacare, financial reform and a near-trillion-dollar stimulus that will significantly transform the country.
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Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Lame Duck Hysteria
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias
CNN:
New Angle ad turns Reid slogan upside down  —  (CNN) - A new ad by Sen. Harry Reid's Republican challenger is using the Senate Majority Leader's own words against him.  —  “Harry Reid says he does more for Nevada,” says Sharron Angle, Nevada's Republican Senate nominee, in a new television commercial …
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Andy Barr / The Politico:
Sharron Angle responds to a question
Discussion: Daily Kos
David S. Hilzenrath / Washington Post:
Technician: Deepwater Horizon warning system disabled  —  KENNER, LA. — Long before an eruption of gas turned the Deepwater Horizon oil rig into a fireball, an alarm system designed to alert the crew and prevent combustible gases from reaching potential sources of ignition had been deliberately disabled …
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Geoff Mohan / LA Times Environment Blog:
Gulf oil spill: Alarms, detectors disabled so top rig officials …
Discussion: Politics Daily and Truthdig
Boston Herald:
Sen. John Kerry skips town on sails tax  —  Sen. John Kerry, who has repeatedly voted to raise taxes while in Congress, dodged a whopping six-figure state tax bill on his new multimillion-dollar yacht by mooring her in Newport, R.I.  —  Isabel - Kerry's luxe, 76-foot New Zealand-built Friendship sloop …
Dan Roem / Hotline On Call:
Health Care Law Has Wamp Hoping Against Secession  —  Rep. Zach Wamp (R-03) suggested TN and other states may have to consider seceding from the union if the federal government does not change its ways regarding mandates.  —  “I hope that the American people will go to the ballot box in 2010 …
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Biden: ‘The heavy lifting is over’  —  The “heavy lifting is over” when it comes to the Obama administration's legislative priorities this year, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday evening.  —  Biden said now that Wall Street reform is finished and signed into law, the administration …
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Hidden Danger: How The GOP Could Kill Health Reform Without Repealing It  —  For all the GOP chest puffing about reversing the new health care law, a full repeal, to put it generously, is a long-term project.  Even if they retake the House in November, they almost certainly won't retake the Senate.
Jay Cost / HorseRaceBlog:
A Primer on the 2010 House Midterm  —  What I'd like to do in this piece is offer you a sense of how voters will come to their congressional vote choices in November, and in so doing give you an impression of how various factors will affect the outcome.  —  This is not necessarily the best …
The Politico:
Tom Coburn gives feds evidence on John Ensign  —  Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) has turned over e-mails to federal authorities investigating Sen. John Ensign's extramarital affair with a campaign aide, the latest sign that the criminal probe into the embattled Nevada Republican is picking up steam.
Discussion: Politics Daily and TPMMuckraker
Jonathan Strong / The Daily Caller:
Journolisters offended by Keith Olbermann's ‘misogynistic,’ ‘predictable,’ and ‘pompous’ show  —  If you were one of the 400 members of the listserv Journolist, perhaps one of the most vicious insults you could hurl at a colleague is: You're just like Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity.
Michael Sneed / Chicago Sun Times:
Price to attend Obama's birthday bash: $30,000  —  $$$$$: Happy Birthday, buddy!  —  Sneed hears real estate mogul Neil Bluhm is tossing a private birthday party here for President Obama, who turns 49 on Aug. 4.  —  • The shocker: The dinner invite to the Barack bash at Bluhm's home requires …
Discussion: Don Surber and Townhall.com
Bryan Bender / Boston Globe:
Pentagon workers tied to child porn  —  Security agencies were left at risk, investigators say  —  WASHINGTON — Federal investigators have identified several dozen Pentagon officials and contractors with high-level security clearances who allegedly purchased and downloaded child pornography …
 
 
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Peter Hamby / CNN:
‘Alvin Greene is on the Scene’: Not official, but Greene's listening
Discussion: ABCNEWS, The Hill and Ezra Klein
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Fox News: ‘Big Mexican Women’ Are Helping Afghan Soldiers Go AWOL In U.S.!
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“Grassroots” Rove-linked group funded almost entirely by billionaires
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Debbie Matthews has bottomless respect for her strip club staff
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